Tag Archives: lancashire

Hundreds of young people head out on their NCS journey this morning

For the fifth year running, young people, who have just finished their GCSE’s, are heading out on NCS for the experience of a lifetime. Over the last few days, Inspira who delivers and manages National Citizen Service in Cumbria and Lancashire has seen more than 300 young people begin the first week of the three week programme . Over 3000 […]

A new report out urges us to embrace social intelligence to improve young peoples wellbeing and employability skills

Research released this week by Kings College London and the UK’s flagship youth programme National Citizen Service, (NCS), recommends that we need to take an active role in developing social intelligence in teenagers. Defined as the skills and abilities we need to understand and navigate social situations and maintain our relationships – research points to […]

Blackburn teen becomes the face of national advertising campaign

A teenager from Blackburn has been selected from thousands of young people across the country to be the face of a national advertising campaign for the youth programme, National Citizen Service (NCS). See Ad here Adam Aslam, aged 17, was selected as one of 20 graduates to take part in the campaign following his amazing attitude […]

Teens experience stress about future choices

A Lancashire teenager offers advice for stressed out teens as pressure around future decisions mounts. A new study from National Citizen Service (NCS), the youth empowerment programme, reveals a rise in children as young as 12 who are suffering from stress-related illnesses. As the new study reveals 9 in 10 young people are expected to experience […]

Local teen features in national campaign for National Citizen Service celebrating their work in local community

A local teenager from Wigton has been selected as one of just 22 young people to take part in the national campaign for National Citizen Service (NCS), the country’s flagship youth programme delivered by Inspira in Cumbria and Lancashire.  Inspira have been a lead organisation in the development of the programme, and they are proud […]

National Citizen Service sends young people out on Outward Bound adventure.

On Monday June 30 we waved goodbye to four teams of 16 and 17-year-olds as they boarded the coach destined for Ullswater Outward Bound Centre. The following Monday we did the same as another 44 young people set off. As the schools break up for summer, thousands of 16 and 17-year-olds are starting their National […]

Chance to have the best Summer ever with the National Citizen Service

Teenagers have the chance to snap up places on this summer’s National Citizen Service (NCS) – a scheme that has led to a Cumbrian organisation creating 60 new jobs. The scheme offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for 15, 16 and 17-year-olds at a greatly reduced cost, due to government backing. The personal development programme runs over […]

Summer of a lifetime starts for over 700 young Cumbrians

Young people from all over the North West are preparing to head out on the Summer of a life-time with National Citizen Service. Approximately 2500 teenagers will be on the programme, with over 750 from Cumbria alone. Delivered by Inspira, and now in it’s fourth year, NCS has been designed to help 16 and 17 […]